13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Porvoo
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Porvoo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hanko
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Santiago de Compostela Airport

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Porvoo

Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Maritime Centre Vellamo and Tykkimaki Amusement Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Runeberg Home and Cathedral of Porvoo. Take a break from Porvoo with a short trip to Arboretum Mustila in Elimaki, about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and contemplate the long history of Castle Hill.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Porvoo day trip site.

Santiago de Compostela, Spain to Porvoo is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Porvoo is 1 hour. Traveling from Santiago de Compostela in August, you will find days in Porvoo are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Porvoo

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
Arboretum Mustila ©
Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
4.7
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Specialty Museum
Maritime Centre Vellamo
4.6

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Attractions like Turku Castle and Bike Rental - by Carfield make great kid-friendly stops. Old Rauma and Turku Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and trek along The Archipelago Trail.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Turku using our trip planner.

Getting from Porvoo to Turku by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4
Old Rauma ©
World heritage site
Old Rauma
4.5

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Sarkanniemi Theme Park will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Paavolan Tammi. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki visit planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 19:
Highlights from your trip

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Hanko

Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): go for a walk through Gunnarstrand. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach and then trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hanko trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Helsinki to Hanko in 2 hours. In August in Hanko, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Hiking Trail
Tulliniemi Nature Path
4.2
Hanko Water Tower
Observation Deck
Hanko Water Tower
4.4

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